Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
How Financial Professionals Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Navigating Retirement Pitfalls
Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
What role would taxes play in your investment decisions?
If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Medicare Part C allows you to choose a Medicare Advantage plan. This article will help you decide if it's right for you.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
What does your home really cost?